Tuesday, February 09, 2010
February 9 Birthday: William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison, U.S. President
Feb. 9, 1773-Apr. 4, 1841
Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1998)
Harrison, Number 9, served the shortest term—one month.
The POTUS (Presidents of the United States) section of the IPL (The Internet Public Library) gives an overview of Harrison’s life with plenty of links to take you beyond the basic facts.